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“Wonderful bike getaway spot” 5 of 5 stars
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Wenneson Historic Inn
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425 Prospect Street, Peterson, MN 55962   |  
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Ranked #1 of 2 Peterson B&B and Inns
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“Wonderful bike getaway spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This wonderful place was close to the Root River trail and extremely peaceful, relaxing and comfortable. We felt like guests staying with family. Pam and Barry were gracious, caring hosts who offered privacy but helpful tips fora out the area. Highly recommended for a nice weekend. We will be back, beautiful home!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

The Wenneson Inn is a great place to stay while biking the Root River Trail. The village of Peterson is quiet and quaint. The innkeepers Pam and Barry are very friendly. Our room was nicely decorated and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was good and not too heavy before a long day of riding. Would stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ankeny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We've absolutely loved our times at The Wenneson! This was our second stay and we found it equally as charming as the first time. We stayed the weekend of August 4th, celebrating our 33rd Anniversary. We were the first guests at the Penger Vault which made our stay extra memorable! Our room was beautiful, bright, and spotless! Pam and Barry could not have been more accommodating and friendly! On Saturday it was raining "cat and dogs" and Pam offered us the use of an umbrella and rain ponchos which we gladly accepted. Breakfast was great with waffles hot off the griddle, pastries, fresh fruit, cereal, juices and coffee. We also loved having our bikes safely tucked away in storage for the night. We highly recommend BOTH The Wenneson and The Penger Vault! We cannot wait to come back! Thank you, Pam and Barry!

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My wife & I just returned from a very pleasant stay at this beautifully restored historic Inn. Very tastefully decorated rooms, all with private baths, were very comfortable. And the Inn was remarkably quiet at night – even with the full house.
Pam & Barry were very cordial and accommodating throughout our stay and were most helpful with directions and recommendations for dining.
We appreciated the garage for storing bikes at night (locked) and the spacious porch for relaxing and visiting with other travelers.
We both look forward to visiting with the innkeepers again. I’m anxious to see what Barry & Pam are able to do when they direct their talents to the Old Bank Building.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Our group of eight had a wonderful 3 day stay at Wenneson Inn. We enjoyed the bike trail that runs right by the B&B. Pam and Barry were gracious and helpful hosts. We were served a good breakfast, spent the night in a lovely room, clean, nicely decorated and comfortable. They were helpful in suggestions for area places to eat and information about the bike trail. I would highly recommend this B&B.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Eagan, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My husband and two teenage children recently spent three nights in the Attic Room at the Wenneson Historic Inn. The location was perfect, right on the Root River Trail. The suite was the perfect size for us, with two bedrooms, a sitting area, and a large bathroom. It was very clean and more comfortable than the typical hotel room, and also very reasonably priced. We were able to use the garage for locking our bikes overnight, and there was also a refrigerator for storing our snacks. It was perfect for biking the east end of the trail, which is less heavily traveled than the Lanesboro area. Pam and Barry also provided a nice breakfast. Judy's Kitchen restaurant is two blocks away, where I had a great milk shake, and there are several more dining options in nearby Rushford. I highly recommend the Wenneson Inn!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Manchester, Iowa, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This was a very nice, historic inn that was restored beautifully. We stayed in a beautiful, spotless room with our own bathroom and had a secure place to store our bikes. There was a large porch to sit and relax in the quiet little town and a beautiful fountain. She had roses and other flowers for us to enjoy. Our hosts were very friendly and full of stories and history of the area! We had a wonderful breakfast. We will definitely stay there again! The only thing is we had to go to another town to eat supper. A little restaurant or pub there would be nice!

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 425 Prospect Street, Peterson, MN 55962
Location: United States > Minnesota > Peterson
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Peterson
Number of rooms: 9

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